Orla Geraghty

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How Hollywood makes its millions

As The Gambler hits cinemas, we take a look at the fascinating world of movie prop money<p>In a world of contactless payment and online transfers, it sometimes feels as if “real” money – tangible, rustling cash – is disappearing altogether. But this isn't the case in Hollywood, where massive stacks of …

The Gambler review – Mark Wahlberg is unconvincing in a contrived remake

Writer and film-maker James Toback has had a mini-resurgence lately: his documentary Seduced and Abandoned was widely enjoyed, and Jacques Audiard remade his 1978 movie Fingers as The Beat My Heart Skipped. Now 1974’s Toback-scripted The Gambler has had a modern – rather sanitised – makeover, …

New trailer for Everly starring Salma Hayek

Earlier this week we brought you some images from the upcoming action thriller <b>Everly</b> starring Salma Hayek [check them out here], and now we have a …

Matthew Vaughn suggests Guardians of the Galaxy deserves award recognition, clarifies recent Dark Knight Trilogy comments

In a recent interview for HeyUGuys Matthew Vaughn put forward the argument that superhero films are largely underappreciated in the world of …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 overtakes Guardians of the Galaxy to become biggest domestic release of 2014

The third instalment in <b>The Hunger Games</b> franchise has just overtaken Marvel’s space opera <b>Guardians of the Galaxy</b> to become the highest-grossing …

Horror fans! In an hour at 11.20pm, Michael Biehn & Milo Ventimiglia star in post-apocalyptic thriller The Divide. http://t.co/p4tiIRzKOL

LEGO unveils Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulkbuster Smash set

With <b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b> now just a little over three months away from release, we’re started to get a glimpse at the inevitable flood of …

Anthony Mackie talks Captain America: Civil War, still hoping for a role in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Last week Anthony Mackie shared his excitement over his upcoming return as Sam Wilson / Falcon in Marvel’s first Phase Three offering <b>Captain America:</b> …

Movie Review - Dying of the Light (2014)

<b>Dying of the Light</b>, 2014.<p>Written and Directed by Paul Schrader.<br>Starring Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin, Irene Jacob, Victor Webster and Alexander</b> …

Will Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone fall in love for the third time?

The pair are rumoured to be starring in Whiplash director Damien Chazelle's new musical comedy<p>Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling could be starring in La La Land, the new musical comedy from <b>Whiplash</b> director Damien Chazelle, according to a report from <b>Deadline.</b><p>While the pair are yet to formally sign on, …

Rod Taylor, star of The Birds, dies aged 84

Rod Taylor, who starred in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and as Winston Churchill in Inglourious Basterds, dies in Los Angeles<p>Rod Taylor, famous for his role in <b>Alfred Hitchcock's</b> 1963 thriller The Birds has died of a heart attack at the age of 84.<p>The Australian actor, who also played played Winston …

Three more official images from Marvel's Ant-Man

We’ve been treated to a poster, trailer and official stills from Marvel’s <b>Ant-Man</b> this week, and now we’ve got another three images for the July …

New rumoured shortlist for Cyclops, Jean and Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse

Back in November a list of potential candidates for the roles of the younger Cyclops and Jean Grey in 2016’s <b>X-Men: Apocalypse</b> arrived online, which …

Marvel announces the Death of Deadpool

It looks like Deadpool is going to be following in the footsteps of Wolverine and meeting his maker, with Marvel announcing that it’s killing off the …

Batman v Superman trailer! Star Wars cameo? - Watch FMTV's Movie Newsgasm

Happy 2015, everyone. It feels like we haven’t seen you all year. (We’re trying to get as much mileage from that joke as possible).<p>What a way to kick …

The Week in Spandex - Ant-Man, Doctor Strange, Agent Carter, Daredevil, Spider-Man, Deadpool, Gambit, Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, Arrow and more

<i>In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Ant-Man, Agent Carter, Daredevil, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Doctor Strange,</i> …

Marvel Universe

Ebola workers in Sierra Leone: 'I'm here to help the sick'

From cooks to cleaners, staff at Panlap community care centre explain why they chose to work with Ebola patients and what it has cost them personally<p>Sierra Leone is one of the west African countries worst affected by the most serious outbreak of Ebola ever known.<p>The UN children’s agency, Unicef, is …

Sri Lankans vote for change - Sirisena wins historic election

After almost a decade in power, outgoing Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa conceded defeat to his onetime political ally Maithripala Sirisena in …

Cuba dissidents says 36 opposition activists freed in last two days

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has freed 38 opposition activists from prison over the past two days, including a popular hip-hop artist, as part of a deal to improve relations with the United States, dissident groups said on Friday.<p>A man walks near a sign with an image of Cuban President Raul Castro in …

Cuba

Germany: nurse admits killing 30 patients

A male nurse in Germany has admitted killing around 30 patients who were critically ill or in intensive care, a psychological expert has told a court in Oldenburg in the north of the country.<p>The trial of the 38-year-old nurse, known as Niels H., began in September. He stands accused of the murder …

France: Raids kill 3 suspects, including 2 wanted in Charlie Hebdo attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> A pair of dramatic raids Friday in France led to the killing of three terrorists -- one suspected in the fatal shooting of a policewoman and four hostages, the other two in the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine -- and to the freeing of more than a dozen people being held …

Terrorism

Indonesia says pings detected in search for AirAsia jet's black box

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet detected pings they believed were from the plane’s black box flight recorders on Friday, 12 days after it went missing with 162 people on board.<p>Indonesia AirAsia Flight …

Airplanes

Terrorists killed at both Paris sieges after explosions

Charlie Hebdo suspects and Vincennes gunmen killed but four hostages feared dead in Paris police assaults on both Dammartin and Vincennes<p>The two hostage situations gripping Paris ended amid gunfire and explosions with multiple hostages freed within minutes of one another, but reports that four …

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's best videos

As Tina Fey and Amy Poehler return to host the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, we look back at some of their funniest videos<p>Long time comedy collaborators Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will once again take to the Golden Globes stage ahead of the 72 nd awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. The pair, who …

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Fantastic Four and Avengers: Age of Ultron trailers rumoured for February

Over the past few months we’ve heard lots of speculation / guesswork as to when we can expect to see the trailers for Warner Bros.’ <b>Batman v Superman:</b> …

Marvel Universe

The Grand Budapest Hotel leads the 2015 EE BAFTA Film Nominations

This morning at BAFTA HQ in Piccadilly, the Nominations for this year’s BAFTAS were announced by Stephen Fry and <b>The Hunger Games</b> star Sam Clafin.<p>No …

Trailer for Run All Night, starring Liam Neeson and Ed Harris

With <b>Taken 3</b> now out in cinemas, Warner Bros. has decided that now is the perfect time to show us what Liam Neeson is up to next and who’s behind he …

Top 10 Academy Award Winners Of All Time - Movies With Meg (2014) HD

Watch: Into the Woods cast test their fairytale knowledge

Anna Kendrick, James Corden and director Rob Marshall take a real or fake fairytales quiz - see how you compare<p>In the film Into The Woods, well-known stories have their Happily Ever Afters put under scrutiny when a brand-new fairytale gets in the way.<p>When The Baker and his Wife (James Corden and …

Meryl Streep: five best moments

The dramatic and comic skills of the Into the Woods star have won her many garlands in her glittering career. Which five roles do you consider her best?<p>If acting were viewed solely as a competition, Meryl Streep would be gunning for victory. She holds the record for the most Academy award acting …